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to be protected. >> moderator: and what do you think, sir? barrasso: we are operating a lot of money into this. what we have is the housing boom and at the same time we have the government -- the prices going up. it is going up relative to the dollar. if you have the federal reserve stopped raising so much money, we probably would not have such high prices. >> moderator: you have another question? montmartre i do. senator john barrasso, he said excessive spending has to stop. according to the national institute for strategic studies, the united states military budget was 740 billion. much more than the next nine largest military budgets combined. in fact, not one of the nine even broke a 100 billion-dollar mark. taken together, they amount to about two thirds of the total u.s. military budget. do we really need a military that is seven times larger than any other nation? barrasso: we need a military keep us safe and free. the whole goal about when you look at the expense and the amount of money, i'm not the ones make one to make that decision, but we were asked to vote on it. we are making sur
senator john barrasso had to say moments ago with chris jansing in the last hour. >> i think that she misled the american people five days after a terrorist attack. it happened, killed four brave americans, and really either didn't know what she houf known, failed to ask the questions. >> chip, here we have the fact that the senators are still upset about this. so breaking news from the senatorial department of redoesn't dandy department that they're upset with her. what is the real agenda here? what is the baseline for what they're trying to do? >> i think the most interesting thing is what you said, she has yet to be nominated. this might be the ultimate trial balloon by the obama administration to put somebody out they know is going to encounter a lot of resistance up front and then whoever they nominate if it's not her is going to have a pretty easy sail through the confirmation, john kerry or somebody like that. it's unusual somebody we don't know is going to be nominated is working the u.s. senate this hard. is this an ultimate political genius move by the obama white house? are
just saw senator barrasso upset that the fbi did not alert them that there was an ongoing investigation into the petraeus issue. what's that all about? >> reporter: there are questions about when the fbi is required to notify congress about ongoing criminal investigation. legendary some say infamous j. edcar hoofer was criticized for using investigation as tools to threaten opponents. jay carney was asked why the white house didn't know about the investigation until after the election. >> they have protocols in place for when they notify the executive branches of investigation. it's simply a fact that the white house was not aware of the:situation regarding general pea tray us until wednesday. >> reporter: the cia assistant director morrell will brief the committees today. martha: now that he's a civilian, doug, thank you. bill: he mentioned senator barrasso. he will be our guest in 10 minutes. we'll put the questions to him. cast of characters involved in the story. it can be confusing. top left now on screen, will be david petraeus. lawmakers on the hill want to know if national secur
cliff but a deal may finally be in reach and senator john barrasso joins us with an update. that is coming up next. >>> plus a sixth straight day of protests against egypan president rsi. we'll tell you how his most powerful opponents are no planning to rein him in. more "money" coming up. ♪ you stl think you're colder than me? nah. don tell me. tell tiny! [ ice crackng ] [ knuckles cracking ] and who are you supposed to be, back-up? ndle it. what you looking at? ha! cat-like reflexes... whoa! [ male announcer ] the coors light silver bullet pint. it's bigger. it's resealable. it's still the colde. don't you do it. don't you do it! [ male announcer ] ost brewed coors light. the world's most refreshing beer! ♪ . melissa: and now, to the fiscal cliff. things seem to take a 180 as news out of the white house indicated progress, made. earlier senator orrin hatch said both sides were about dal billion away from a deal. that sounds like a lot. in washington that is nothing, going over the cliff. we were looking more than 600 dal billion in tax increases and spending cuts. wal
its act together on the fiscal cliff but a deal may finally be in reach and senator john barrasso joins us with an update. that is coming up next. >>> plus a sixth straight day of protests against egyptian president morsi. we'll tell you how his most powerful opponents are now planning to rein him in. more "money" coming up. ♪ ♪ . melissa: and now, to the fiscal cliff. things seem to take a 180 as news out of the white house indicated progress, made. earlier senator orrin hatch said both sides were about 23 dal billion away from a deal. that sounds like a lot. in washington that is nothing, going over the cliff. we were looking more than 600 dal billion in tax increases and spending cuts. wall street was pleased what they heard today. the president is meeting with top ceos as we speak. make of that what you like. with his take, wyoming senator john barrasso. thanks for coming back to the show. we always appreciate your time. >> thank you, melissa. melissa: what do you think? are we getting closer? to me 23 dal billion, that is a little money. but to you guys that is coins in t
. we shall see. joining me now wyoming senator john barrasso. he joins me now. senator, let me ask you this straight-up question. who is in charge of negotiations on behalf of the republican party with the white house? is it john boehner? >> i think the president is the only with one that can sign the agreement. john boehner needs to have an agreement that the house of representatives will pass, and i think whatever the two of them agree on will pass the senate. but expect it will be john boehner working along with the president. i'm sure mitch mcconnell will be very closely involved in the discussions with leader boehner. >> you don't believe a deal should come out of the senate and then be introduced in the house? >> well, i think the elections are over. we need to find solutions to help our country move forward in a positive direction and as the chairman of the joint chiefs of staffs says the biggest threat to our national security is actually our debt. we need to get this spending under control and get people back to work. >> i want to talk about this issue of taxes and tax rates a
on the fiscal cliff. we will have the latest on where things stand. republican senator john barrasso will weigh in from capitol hill. more as we head out to break, the dollar is down against just about everything except the japanese yen, which is up. the dollar down against all of it. we will be back. and waiting in line. i don't have to leave my desk and get up and go to the post office anymore. [ male announcer ] with stamps.com, you can print real u.s. postage for all your letters and packages. it gives you the exact amount of postage you need the instant you need it. can you print only stamps? no. first class. priority mail. certified. international. and the mailman picks it up. i don't leave the shop anymore. [ male announcer ] get a 4-week trial plus $100 in extras including postage and a digitascale. go to stamps.com/tv and never go tthe post office again. >> 21 minutes past the hour, this is your fox news minute. the opposition party sang protest in cairo will continue until president mohamed morsi's decree granting himself after power is reversed. morsi issued the decree late thursday
for making this a bipartisan effort. i also want to thank senators barrasso, harkin, tom udall, moran, and coons for their bipartisan support and dedication to the passage and ratification of this important treaty. now is the time for the full senate to affirm our nation's leadership on disability issues by ratifying this important treaty. and we should do so with strong, bipartisan support that has always characterized the efforts we've had on disabilities. the support 2340 for this treats strong and bipartisan. it is supported by organizations including the united states international council on disabilities, the american association of people with disabilities, the disability rights education and defense fund, and the national disability rights network. in addition, it is supported by 21 different veterans groups including the wounded warrior project, the american legion, disabled american veterans and veterans of foreign war. president george h.w. bush, who signed the americans with disabilities act into law, has called for ratification of this treaty. there's been no more passion
barrasso next hour. >>> plus picking up after the mess left behind by hurricane sandy. hundreds of people along the jersey shore coping with condemned homes and finding few options. >>> for those thousands of folks still without power, now they're facing plunging temperatures. janice dean will tell us who needs to bundle up big-time. rick: "happening now", capitol hill welcoming close to 80 new house members today. they're in town for orientation. they don't get sworn in until next year. current lawmakers spend the next seven weeks trying to avoid a deal to impact spending crisis that could trigger another recession. this as house speaker john boehner hints he may be willing to compromise on the president on the gop's hard anti-tax position. would he have the backing of his party? would democrats go along? alexis mcgill johnson the executive director for american values institute. terry holt, former bush-cheney national spokesman and former senior advisor to the rnc. good to see both of you. terry, compromise seemed like a dirty word in the outgoing congress a lot of times. now that we're
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. president. mr. president, let me just reiterate. i think senator barrasso here and senator lee and others. we tphraobg -- look forward to working over the course of the next few hours with our colleagues to try to come to some understanding of the amendments here. one of the things that we promised here -- and senator reid altered his approach to this in order to try to accommodate our colleagues -- is to make certain we're not closing people out and there is no effort to limit the debate. but i do think by virtue of the work done in the committee and otherwise, there's a limit to where we need to go to in terms of of amendments. so i'm perfectly happy together with senator lugar to work with our colleagues with respect to a reservation or an understanding or a declaration that they believe needs to be tweaked here. and we'll see what we can do with respect to the number of amendments we want to bring. let me just say to my colleagues that this treaty should not be controversial. senator robert dole, president george h.w. bush, former attorney general, republican attorney general richard
, i would -- >> we seem to have lost his audio. and so i want to thank senator john barrasso for being with us this morning. >>> should women be moved to the front lines in battle? four servicewomen have joined forces with the aclu suing the defense department to end the ban on women in direct combat. >> the modern battlefield means that there's no front lines and there's no safe areas. every time a woman or any service member sets foot into iraq or afghanistan, they are serving in a combat zone. >> the plaintiffs say the current rules hurt their military career prospects and limit their chances for promotion. a pentagon spokesman said they are committed to expanding roles for women in the military. look, if you have copd like me, you know it can be hard to breathe, and how that feels. copd includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. spiriva helps control my copd symptoms by keeping my airways open for 24 hours. plus, it reduces copd flare-ups. spiriva is the only once-daily inhaled copd maintenance treatment that does both. spiriva handihaler tiotropium bromide inhalation powder does n
take the high ground. i thank senator kerry, senator mccain, senator lugar, durbin, barrasso, coons, tom udall, moran, and many others and especially senator harkin, who is the father of the americans with disabilities act, for leading the way on this issue. with their help, i hope we can quickly ratify this treaty. mr. mcconnell: madam president? the presiding officer: the republican leader. mr. mcconnell: over the past few weeks americans have rulely started to focus in on the debate we're having in washington about how the two parties can work together to prevent a short-term economic crisis in january and an even bigger january crisis later on. so it may come as a surprise to many to see that with just a few weeks to go before a hard deadline on solving the short-term issue, president obama has decided to hit the road -- hit the road this week to drum up support for his favored approach. it's hard to believe really. i mean, every week he extend spends campaigning for his ideas is a week we're not solving the problem. it is completely counterproductive. the election is over. he w
number 2960, sessions number 2963, heller number 2969, hoeven number 2991, barrasso number 3083. the presiding officer: is there objection? it is so ordered. mr. mccain: mr. president, i just want to say all of these amendments have been cleared on our side. the presiding officer: is there okay? so ordered. the senator from michigan. mr. levin: i would ask unanimous consent that dr. jim malakowski, an air force fellow assigned to the office of senator conrad be granted floor privileges for the remainder of the debate on s. 3254. the presiding officer: is there objection? so ordered. mr. mccain: i move to reconsider the last vote. a senator: are we in a quorum call? a senator: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from new hampshire is recognized. ms. ayotte: thank you, mr. president. i want to talk this morning about an amendment that i had intended to offer but i'm not going to be offering today because there are -- there is an important portion of the house armed services committee that covers my concerns, and that was the amendment that i had drafted that is cospo
, wyden 2959, alexander 3258, ayotte 3003, ayotte 3004, ayotte 3080, barrasso 3081, barrasso 3082, blunt 3728, boozman 3 it 21, brown of massachusetts 3160, brown of massachusetts 3270, burr 3219, coats 2923, collins 3042, collins 3196, collins 3259, collins 3282, corker 3172, demint 3134, graham 3203, grassley 2990, grassley 3079, hatch 3268, hutchison 3078, inhofe 2978, kyl 2927, kyl 3033, kyl 3239, lee 3185, mccain 3054, mccain 3091, mccain 3247, mccain 3262, mccain 3281, moran 3285, murkowski 3135, murkowski 3136, murkowski 3156, murkowski 3197, paul 3117, paul 3119, portman 3142, risch 3293 and 3094, rubio 3175, rubio 3176, sessions 3007, sessions 3008, sessions 3013, shelby 3070, snowe 3218, thune 3210, thune 3277, toomey 3060, toomey 3065 with a modification, toomey 3066, vitter 3087, wicker 3000 and wicker 3002. now, again, this is the -- the u.c. will be offered at 3:45. if anyone has questions, please call our staff through the cloakroom. we have done a huge amount of work to get to this point. i emphasize again that many of our colleagues are understanding that they are workin
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